Everest Base camp cum Lasha Tour

Itinerary

DAY 01: Kathmandu/ Nylam. (3600 m). Departures at 6:00 hrs from the Adevnture in Nepal office in Thamel. We drive to Kodari (Nepal/ China Border) 4 hrs. After completion of immigration formalities at the boarder, we further drive (2 hrs) to Nylam following the Bhote Koshi River in a deep valley with some overflowing waterfalls. Overnight in guest house.

DAY 02: Nylam/ Tingri (4300 m). Drive to Tingri (4 hrs)  through  Lalungla pass (5,050m) has some of the spectacular view of Mt. Xixapangma (8,013m) highest mountain in Tibet, Mt.Makalu (8,464m), Mt.Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Mt.Everest (8,848m) and some of its adjoining peaks in the range. Overnight in guest house.

DAY 03: Tingri/ Rongbok (4800m)/ Everest Base Camp (5200 m). Early morning drive (3 hrs) through the rugged road towards the Rongbok monastery with occasional encounters with nomadic yak herders. There are very few settlements along the trail where a stop to steach your back and capture few shots of the local in your camera is worth attempting. Afternoon trek / drive to Everest Base Camp (5200m) and return to Rongbok. Overnight in Guest House.

DAY 04: Rongbok/Lhatse (4050 m). Early morning after breakfast visit to monastery and drive towards Lhatse over the Gyatsola Pass (5220 m). Overnight in Monastery or guest house.

Day 05: Lhatse/ Xigatse (3950 m). Early morning drive to Xigatse (4 hrs). Xigatse is the second biggest city in Tibet and the place of the famous Tashi Lumpo Monastery the seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989, visit the Monastery in the afternoon. Overnight in hotel.

DAY 06: Xigatse/ Gyantse. (3950 m). After breakfast drive to Gyantse 2 hrs. And visit the Palkhor monastery and Kumbum Stupa in Gyantse. Overnight in hotel.

DAY07:  Gyantse/ Lhasa (3650 m). Drive to Lhasa (6 hrs) crossing the Karol Pass (5110m) and Khambala Pass (4797m). The Karol Pass climbs two lofty mountains, Nozing Khangsa (7223m) and Ralung (9623m). While driving you will see the Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake) which takes approx. 1 hr. to cross around. After passing Khambala Pass, Lhasa valley will be seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra River. Overnight in hotel.

DAYS 08 & 09: In Lhasa.These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursion of the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and surrounding Barkhor market. Drepung and Sera Monastries. Overnight in hotel.

DAY 10: Lhasa/ Kathmandu. In the morning after breakfast 1hr drive to Gonggar Airport. Bid farewell to the holy city and fly back to Kathmandu.. Departure of flight for Kathmandu would be approx. 09:45 hrs. (China Standard Time) and will arrive Kathmandu at 09:45 hrs. (Nepal Standard Time). Flight duration Lhasa - Kathmandu is 1hour & 10 minutes. During the flight (weather permitting) you will see the following: Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdrok, Mt.Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Mt.Everest (8848m).